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Board: TelosB

Jose Alamos edited this page Aug 9, 2018 · 3 revisions

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MCU TI MSP430F1611
Family MSP430
Vendor Texas Instruments
Package 64 QFN
RAM 10Kb
Flash 48Kb
Frequency 8MHz
FPU no
Timers 2 (2x 16bit)
ADCs 1x 8 channel 12-bit
SPIs 2
I2Cs 1
Vcc 2.0V - 3.6V
Datasheet / Reference Manual Datasheet
User Guide User Guide


RF Chip Texas Instruments® CC2420
Frequency Band 2.4GHz ~ 2.485GHz
Standard compliance IEEE 802.15.4 compliant
Receive Sensitivity -95dBm typ
Transfer Rate 250Kbps
RF Power -25dBm ~ 0dBm
Range 120m(outdoor), 2030m(indoor)
Current Draw RX: 18.8mA TX: 17.4mA Sleep mode: 1uA
RF Power Supply 2.1V ~ 3.6V
Antenna Dipole Antenna / PCB Antenna
Datasheet Datasheet

Flashing RIOT

Flashing RIOT on the TelosB is quite straight forward, just connect your board using the USB connector to your host computer and type:

make flash

This should take care of everything!

Using the shell

The shell is using the UART interface of the TelosB at 115200 baud.

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